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Amsterdam Exhibitions

Even though we're blessed with a great summer in 2019, Amsterdam's museums prove that it pays to spend some days inside.

Gay and proud

Books to celebrate Pride

Pride is a word we value very much at MENDO. It’s one of our eleven commandments, and it is a word that stands for much more than just what we…

Work in progress: the Pontsteiger book

A first glimpse at a new book project with local significance

An eye-catching new building rises along the banks of the IJ-river. MENDO is very proud to design and publish a book about it.

London: a street photographer’s idea of paradise

A sneak preview on our next book in the Streets Of... series

We're currently finalizing Streets of London, the second publication in our Streets of... series. Editor Mikel van den Boogaard learned that London can be considered as a street photographer's idea…

How the show began

Interview

To celebrate our upcoming book with The Avocado Show, MENDO had a lunch date with its founder Ron Simpson to “peel” the success of the Avocado Show.

A book made to pause over

Interview with Ali Kirby, art director at DENHAM

In January of 2018, DENHAM released the book A Decade of DENHAM, in collaboration with MENDO. We talked to DENHAM's art director Ali Kirby, driving force behind the book, about…

Six fashion titles that get you in vogue

What’s new, classic and coming soon in fashion books

We consider ourselves to be pretty fashionable at times. And most of that is due to our extensive browsing through the fashion books we have. Here are six titles you…

Shelf Sessions: Emilia van Lynden

Unseen Amsterdam

In our series Shelf Sessions we climb the shelves of MENDO’s friends. In this episode: Emilia van Lynden, (ex) Artistic Director of Unseen Amsterdam.

“I love it when people tell me I can’t do something”

Interview with MOAM's Martijn Nekoui

As the biggest platform in the Netherlands for talent in fashion and beyond, MOAM has exceeded many expectations and limitations. Now that we’re making a book with them, it’s time…

Introducing “Miss Avocado”: Colette Dike

Interview

We had a moment to talk with Colette, the mastermind behind most of the recipes you’ll find in The Avocado Show book.

Getting naked with Iman Whitfield

Iman Whitfield on the curation of #SENDNUDES

Our newest book is in print! #SENDNUDES showcases stunning images from the world’s biggest talents in nude photography, curated from a female point of view by Iman Whitfield. We sat…

A chat with the builders

The story and people behind the new MENDO.nl

You're at the new MENDO.nl, built from scratch by Build in Amsterdam. We asked Build’s co-founder Daan Klaver, lead designer Julian Mollema and MENDO’s Joost Albronda why the new website…

Adam Katz Sinding on Travel

Interview

As a fashion photographer, Adam Katz Sinding travels more than 300 days a year. In a conversation with MENDO’s Mikel, he explains why he travels, and what keeps him going.

Shelf Sessions: Jochem Leegstra

...,staat

In our series Shelf Sessions we climb the shelves of some of MENDO's friends. In this episode: Jochem Leegstra, co-founder and creative director at ...,staat.

Visual inspiration #2

The best images from books at MENDO

The books at MENDO offer a treasure trove of visually inspiring images. MENDO will dive into the imagery regularly and dig up some of the best images around. Enjoy Visual…

Meet MENDO: meet Gunifort

Our series 'Meet MENDO' is where we introduce the people who make MENDO. In this episode: Gunifort.

“For me, it’s all about the actual prints”

Scenius Gallery

MENDO chatted with Robbert Jongkind—the genius behind Scenius Gallery, a Dutch online gallery.

ZENOLOGY’s path to creating MENDO ‘Libri’

Interview with ZENOLOGY Founder Jeroen Oude Sogtoen and In-House Perfumer Fredrik Dalman

ZENOLOGY developed ‘Libri’: a unique Ambiance Trigger fragrance made together with MENDO. ZENOLOGY Founder Jeroen Oude Sogtoen and In-house Perfumer Fredrik Dalman elaborate on what it takes to create a…

What’s crazy about Martin Garrix’s life

Interview

In light of the release of LIFE = CRAZY, we talked with the protagonist himself: Martin Garrix.

All MENDO-made books

Made and published by us

We don't just sell books... we make them too, which you can see in the showcase of our 33 MENDO-made books. Here’s the story of how our MENDO publishing house…